Antigone
Oedipus Rex

How old is Haemon?

Answer

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06/05/2009

In the play 'Antigone', no information is given as to the age of Haemon. But in ancient Greece, betrothal arrangements tended to be made in childhood for the future bride and groom. From the actions and speech of Haemon, the reader may be permitted to think in terms of an age of around 18 years.